The death of a man in an Invercargill park was not suspicious, police say.

The man's body was found by a member of the public in the Otepuni Gardens near Forth Street about 10.15am today.

The man was 26-years-old, but his identity will not be released until all next of kin have been notified, police said.

A post mortem examination will be conducted and the death has been referred to the coroner.